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Emissions Trading Scheme and Register

The New Zealand Government has made a long-term commitment to reducing our greenhouse gas emissions. Our primary method for doing this is the Emissions Trading Scheme. The EPA administers the scheme and operates the Emissions Trading Register, where transactions take place.​​​

The Emissions Trading Register
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About the ETS

The Emissions Trading Scheme is New Zealand's primary response to global climate change. It puts a price on greenhouse gases to provide an incentive to reduce emissions, invest in energy efficiency, and plant trees.

Taking Part

Taking part in the ETS

This section contains information for and about the different sectors who participate directly in the New Zealand Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS).​

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Reports and information

Data from the NZETR, including transaction trends and historical data, Annual ETS reports, annual emissions data for each activity in the ETS, voluntary unit cancellation information

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Learn about the new register

We are building a new emissions register. Read the latest about this project.

Contact us about ETS

Contact ETS

Please get in touch with the ETS team if you have any questions about the Emissions Trading Scheme or the New Zealand Emission Unit Register.


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